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Development of Benthic Macroinvertebrates Streambed Index (BMSI) for Bioassessment of Stream Physical Habitat
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Development of Benthic Macroinvertebrates Streambed Index (BMSI) for Bioassessment of Stream Physical Habitat
Kong, Dongsoo; Kim, Jin-Young;
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 Abstract
This study was conducted to develop a Benthic macroinvertebrates streambed index (BMSI) based on the response of the community to the substrate type of streambed. Analyzing the seasonal (Spring and Fall) data (11,367 sampling units) surveyed and collected during 2008~2014 at 960 sites in South Korea, we estimated the lithophility of 191 taxa. BMSI was composed of the lithophilic value, indicator weight value and individual abundance frequency. It showed an extremely significant correlation (r
 Keywords
Benthic macroinvertebrates;BMSI;Physical habitat;Streambed;Substratum;
 Language
Korean
 Cited by
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